File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

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Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:22 pm

Not speechless. Just very, very sad.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20494988
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:47 pm

Yes, and as some were physically disabled which would make evacuation difficult.
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:00 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-so ... e-20529527

An elderly woman has died after a group of teenagers threw stones at her home, smashing a glass door panel.

Joyce Moulson collapsed about 10 minutes after youths attacked her home on Fair Road, in the Wibsey area of Bradford, on Tuesday night.

The 84-year-old died later at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

West Yorkshire Police said four boys, two aged 12 and two aged 13, had been arrested and were being questioned on suspicion of manslaughter.


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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:07 pm

http://uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com/twitter-l ... 17287.html

Do you love Twitter enough to pay tribute to it with your baby’s name?

Well that’s just what proud new parents the Jamesons have reportedly done. The pair announced the arrival of their baby daughter ‘Hashtag’ on social networking site Facebook, despite their clear nod to the other social media giant – Twitter.
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby raisindot » Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:04 pm

Not a 'speechless' story, but a hopelessly depressing one. This poor, doomed little girl, abused by her parents (who are now in jail) ends up being brutally murdered by a psychotic scumbag father at her so-called 'friend's' house...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/2 ... 04150.html
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:41 am

Not speechless, but just so very, very, sad for these poor people.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20538045
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Jack Remillard » Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:46 am

That is very sad. :(

This one on the BBC news homepage didn't leave me speechless, but it did make me smile -

Bizarrely big black hole baffles

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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:07 pm

I think you forgot a link to that story. ;)
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Jack Remillard » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:33 pm

Possibly. :lol: Though the BBC always seem to use a 'sensible' headline on the actual article page. :D
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Dotsie » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:50 pm

They reel you in with promises of baffled boffins, and it's just some boring galaxy a gerjillion miles away. Typical! :roll:
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Quatermass » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:42 pm

I've lived for over 2000 years, and not all of them were good ones. I've made many mistakes. And it's about time I did something about that.

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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:43 pm

Susan Warren, 53, of Elyria, Ohio, said she was driving in nearby Westlake and "wanted something to do."

According to Westlake police, she broke into a house ... and cleaned it.

She washed dishes, took out the trash, vacuumed, and dusted -- and then left a bill for her services, written on a napkin and including her phone number, asking for $75.

Warren, who owns a cleaning service, was upset that she was charged with burglary. She says she has "sometimes" done this at homes in the past, and complained that the homeowner "overreacted" by calling police.

Warren, who has been dubbed the "Cleaning Fairy", pleaded guilty to a reduced charge -- attempted burglary -- and has at least one other similar case pending against her.

She has previous convictions for disorderly conduct, failure to register as a solicitor, and criminal trespass.

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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby chris.ph » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:50 pm

she can break in my house anytime she wants, im not going to pay her tho :lol: :lol:
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Del » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:52 pm

Did they give an address for this woman? Surely her personal details are on file somewhere in the court records...

Oh for crying out loud.. HOW CAN I PASS MY ADDRESS AND A FULL SET OF HOUSE KEYS ON TO THIS WOMAN!!!!
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Re: File this under "Headlines that left you speechless"

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:54 pm

Sounds almost like a Discworld anti-crime. :lol:
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